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Metropolis Hostel

Hostel | Akbiyik cad. Terbiyik sok, No:24, Sultanahmet Istanbul, Turkey 34110

93.7% Overall Rating

1905 out of 2016 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/10/2015)

Sichelesile Mangena thinks…

"Location for me was the best thing about this hostel. It's pretty much close to all the major sights in Istanbul. You can walk to most of them. They also offer complimentary breakfast which is quiet…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Cancellation policy : 72hrs Please note: We welcome travelers of all ages. We ask, however, that travelers over 40 years old can book only into private rooms, and not shared dorm rooms.We are travellers hostel therefore local people can not book with us ‘’

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:30
Latest Check-out: 10:30

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Istanbul?

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** HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2010 - Ranked top 3 for 'Best Atmosphere' in Europe **

Metropolis hostel is Situated in the heart of Istanbul, in Sultanahmet. The hostel is located between Blue Mosque, St Sophia and Topkapi palace and just a few minutes walk to main tourist places such as grand bazaar underground cistern, historical Turkish bath and much more. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Single (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Triple (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Double (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Double Ocean View (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

Double (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

About Metropolis Hostel

We have minimum 2 nights stay and 1 night booking is not acceptable.

We offer high quality service at low prices for budget travelers. Run by travelers for traveler
The entire hostel was completely renovated inside and out in November 2013. we put in new bathrooms, new beds (with an individual reading light and electrical outlet), new furniture, new floors and new decorations.We also installed new doors which close without making any noise, with electronic card locks for added security
Recommended by Lonely Planet , Let's Go ,Michael Muller Verlag ...

All rooms + dorms have air conditioning.

Metropolis Hostel is located in the historical old city of Istanbul. It's just a few mins from the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Historical Turkish Baths... just 10 mins to Grand Bazaar and Spice (Eqyptian) Bazaar... just 30 mins to Taksim... and just 20 mins to Asian side by historical boat.

Choose your bed from four beds or six bed mixed dorms, 6 bed female dorms, or double rooms with shared bathroom or ensuite. All double rooms have temperature control (air conditioned) and most rooms have stunning views of the Marmara Sea, the Bosphorous, Prince's Islands and the Asian shore. All rooms have comfy mattresses including dorm beds. Our hostel is very secure with 24 hour reception and a safe box in which you may store your valuables.

Very clean and great showers with 24 hour running hot water.

You can meet people from all around the world in our common areas. We have one covered common room as well as a roof top terrace area, both of which have great views of the Marmara sea, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia...you can eat your free breakfast on this great terrace. We also serve lunch, dinner and BBQ. Each week we host a BBQ party on our rooftop terrace, followed by a pub crawl to Taksim (the centre of nightlife and live music in Istanbul). You can try traditional and very tasty Turkish food at our famous associated Babylonia Restaurant (which is just 20 meters from our hostel and on the very busy and popular backpacker street).

We have several computers and free internet for our guests and also wireless internet connection throughout the hostel. So, you can connect to the internet with your own notebook.

We have a big screen television to watch cable TV to keep in touch with the world, watch movie channels, sports events .

Our travel agency can arrange all your travel needs with international-domestic flights, special city tours, dinner cruise by night, Anzac tours (Troy & Gallipolli), Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale tours, belly dancing show with dinner (Turkish night) and Turkish bath.

Our hostel is located near bus, tram and train transport. Our airport pick up service is 25 euros from Ataturk Airport and 60 euros from Sabiha Gokcen.

Please Note: We welcome travelers of all ages. We ask, however, that travelers over 40 years old book only into private rooms, and not shared dorm rooms.

Our English, French and Spanish speaking staff will take care of you to make your stay even better. They will also inform you about Istanbul and turkey and map when you arrive.